Brookfield Properties Issues Bonds

Brookfield Properties Ltd. issued $71 million aggregate principal amount of first mortgage bonds, secured by the Bay Wellington Tower (BCE Place) in Toronto. The deal closed on August 30, 2002. TD Securities Inc. and Brascan Financial Corp. acted as agent for Brookfield in connection with the financing.

Paul Kennedy, Glen Johnson, Scott Kraag and Steven Blackburn of Torys LLP acted for Brookfield. S. Paul Mantini, Andrew Kingsmill and Simon Crawford of Bennett Jones LLP acted for the agents and for each bond purchaser.